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Lufthansa Cargo is starting twice-weekly MD-11 freighter flights to Lagos, Nigeria. The Frankfurt-Lagos route will begin Sept. 15. Lagos is an important destination for the oil and gas industry. Urgently required spare parts and equipment for oil... Read more
Emirates SkyCargo’s weekly freighter service from Basel to Dubai will start Sept. 21. The new freighter flight will supplement the existing belly-hold cargo capacity in the Swiss market provided on Emirates’ double-daily passenger services to Zurich as... Read more

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The third quarter of fiscal 2012, which ended October 31, was rather profitable for UTi Worldwide Inc., despite weakening airfreight volumes. Revenues for the global freight... Read more
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As the demand for cargo in North America increases over the next 20 years, executives at Airbus see the need for around 400 new freighters. But this all-cargo bump is almost... Read more
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The Air Transport Association of America has changed its name to Airlines for America. The new moniker better conveys A4A’s mission to advocate on behalf of the American airline... Read more
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The ongoing saga between Boeing and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers appears to be largely resolved. The parties have reached a tentative, four-... Read more
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In an address to attendees of the Arab Air Carriers Organization Annual General Meeting, International Air Transport Association Director General and CEO Tony Tyler praised the... Read more
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UPS, which opened five pharmaceutical facilities this year in the Americas, Europe and Asia, is continuing its pharma push with its acquisition of the Italian company Pieffe... Read more
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Apollo Freight has opened a 15,663-square-foot perishable center adjacent to Los Angeles International Airport. The facility, which is part of a new, 37,000-square-foot warehouse... Read more
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Swissport has invested more than €5 million to grow its cargo presence at Belgium’s Liege Airport. The money will be used to jump-start three initiatives, including expanding... Read more
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Move over, Pony Express. On December 4, FedEx will deploy its “Panda Express” services, transporting two giant panda bears from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Scotland... Read more
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AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the Southern District of New York, making it the third major U.S. airline to... Read more
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In October, worldwide cargo volumes fell 4.7 percent, year-over-year, International Air Transport Association data revealed. IATA officials believe this figure reflects shippers’... Read more
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Radiant Logistics has acquired Isla International Ltd., a privately held company that provides cross-border transportation and logistics services between the U.S. and Mexico, for... Read more
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Lufthansa is gearing up for a challenging 2012, with board member Dr. Andreas Otto suggesting in reported comments that the carrier could ground up to 25 percent of Lufthansa... Read more
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To bolster trade links between the United Arab Emirates and West Africa, Emirates SkyCargo has commenced weekly service to Ghana. The Dubai-based carrier will fly a Boeing 747-... Read more
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Historically, inexpensive fuel, lenient trade agreements and cheap labor drove globalization and allowed companies to seek cost-effective production throughout the world. But with... Read more
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